Reviews

FEAR ITSELF (Hum’n’Bards): Fringe review 2019

A ghost tour through a cemetery with vignettes of ghosts’ backstories

WEAR AND TEAR (The Back Pack): 2019 Fringe review

Sketch and review by Chuck Schultz.

OPERATION: WAWA ROAD TRIP (Tribe of Fools) 2019 Fringe review

Operation: Wawa Road Trip combines physical theater with theater magic to create a hilarious journey for hoagies.

THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC): 2019 Fringe review

PAC makes waves with a solid classic comedy with simplistic use of physicality and inventive fight choreography.

YOU ONLY SHOOT THE ONES YOU LOVE (Jeffrey Sweet): 2019 Fringe review

Jeffrey Sweet literally wrote the book on Chicago’s hugely influential Second City comedy troupe

THE B-SIDE (The Wooster Group): 2019 Fringe review

Toby Zinman reviews THE B-SIDE: “Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,” A Record Album Interpretation from The Wooster Group

GAY MIS (Eric Jaffe): 2019 Fringe review

Drag queens, musical parodies, and fart jokes—a parody of Les Mis.

SNEAKERS (Nichole Canuso Dance): 2019 Fringe review

Nichole Canuso imparts a different way of looking at loss, living, and love.

THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC): 2019 Fringe review

Adventure, reunion, and love intertwine to create a scrappy maritime tale of marauding and romance.

LAVENDER LIFE (Ultra V Theatre Company): 2019 Fringe review

Lisa Panzer kicks off Phindie’s review coverage of the 2019 Fringe Festival

Immortal Romance Slot

Play the immortal romance slot here

CONSTELLATIONS (Quantum Theater Group/Wings of Paper): 60-second review

This is a fine production and it’s exciting to have a new Northeast Philly theater company.

Letter from Edinburgh: A dilettante at large reviews

Toby Zinman reviews shows from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

once upon a time

THE LION KING (dir. Jon Favreau): Beautiful and utterly pointless

A film review of the CGI live action remake

Circus in Sketch: XOXO MOONGIRL (Almanac)

An acrobatic show with a slightly humorous, yet a serious smirk that hides a dark story

THE WITCH OF EDMONTON (REV Theatre): Put on the Dog!

“…there’s a dog already biting,—’s conscience.” ~ Dog in The Witch of Edmonton REV Theatre kicks up the heat in the 17th century THE WITCH OF EDMONTON; a play based…